Today in History - June 23

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General view of the Frazier vs Quarry boxing match at New York's Madison Square Garden, June 23, 1969. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Singer Frank Sinatra is seen during his concert at the Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y., June 23, 1979. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Image shows Paricutin volcano, which violently errupted after rising out of a hillside in February this year. Michoacan, Mexico, June. 23, 1943. (AP Photo)

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION DNC POLITICIAN U.S. PRESIDENT WAVING AT PODIUM ELECTION

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Silhouetted by a bursting sun on June 23, 1971, one of the more than 800 pumps goes about its task of pumping an average of 11 barrels of oil daily on Signal Hill in California. Plans are being formulated to recover as much as two-thirds of the oil still remaining on the hill during the next 15-20 years and turning the site into an area of beautiful homes with spectacular panoramic views. (AP Photo/GB)

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A Hudson on coastal patrol duties, these include keeping a watch for enemy submarines and surface craft, on June 23, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Image shows Paricutin volcano, which violently errupted after rising out of a hillside in February this year. Michoacan, Mexico, June. 23, 1943. (AP Photo)

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The first of 104 new bronze traffic control towers, which will line Fifth Avenue, New York City, from Washington Square to 60th Street, was unveiled in front of the New York Public Library at 41st Street, June 23, 1931. Photo shows principals in the unveiling ceremonies, left to right: Jacob A. Rappaport, builder; Police Commissioner Mulrooney; Joseph H. Freedlander, Architect who designed the tower; and Capt. William J. Pedrick, President of the Fifth Avenue Association. (AP Photo)

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Jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, who nearly died this spring, is happily back practicing for his eventual return to work, shown in the upstairs den of his Corona, New York home on June 23, 1971. Armstrong had newsmen in to show his recovery from his near-fatal illness and to thank his fans for their mail during his 10 week hospital stay. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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Japanese "rhumba" dancers pose on the body of an airplane, June 23, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Sepah Square, the main square in Tehran, Iran June 23, 1951. Left, the municipal building which houses the city government. Right, the government communications building. (AP Photo/Tom Fitzsimmons)

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American reinforcements, arrive on the beaches of Normandy from a Coast Guard landing barge into the surf on the French coast on June 23, 1944 during World War II. They will reinforce fighting units that secured the Norman beachhead and spread north toward Cherbourg. (AP Photo/U.S. COAST GUARD)

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Helmeted Mississippi Highway Patrolmen and Canton Police officers wearing gas masks, foreground, move in with riot guns after filling one of the Meredith marchers’ tents with tear gas in Canton, Mississippi , June 23, 1966. The action took place in a schoolyard which the campers chose for a campsite after being turned away earlier. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly)

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Photo showing Palestinian refugees in an Egyptian camp, June 23, 1967. (AP Photo/Aly Mahmoud)

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French volunteers dressed in German uniforms are seen leaving the Paris Gare du Nore station in a troop train for the eastern front, on June 23, 1942. (AP Photo)

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View looking across the bay in Douglas, Isle of Man, on June 23, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille in their home in Corona, New York on June 23, 1971 looking over an album of Armstrong's life since 1957. Armstrong had just returned home after a long illness had him hospitalized. He died of a heart attack two weeks later. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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Aqua Maids Toni Gaines and Adrienne Pope cool off at the rate of 35 mph on water skis at Cypress Gardens, near Winter Haven, Fla., June 23, 1952. (AP Photo)

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James Bias Jr., brother of University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias, is comforted by friends after the private funeral service in College Park, Maryland for his brother, June 23, 1986. Len Bias died on Thursday in his college room. (AP Photo/Bill Smith)

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Chinese army stretcher bearers and hospital corpsmen march to the rear, with their burden of wounded and sick June 23, 1943. Some of the wounded still area able to walk, aided by crutches and the helping arms and shoulders of corpsmen. (AP Photo)

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Hollywood experience could be responsible for this “Popeye the sailor” pose of Edward R. Baker, Phom 3/c, of North Hollywood, Calif. Baker is a former film industry employee stationed at advance naval headquarters in the Pacific on June 23, 1945. (AP Photo)

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Jeering white men overturned this car belonging to black demonstrators during their arrest in Biloxi, Miss., June 23, 1963, while attempting to desegregate the Gulf Coast beach. Sixty-five people of both races were arrested in the attempt. In background the top of the famed Biloxi lighthouse is seen. (AP Photo/Jim Bourdier)

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Following the triumphant entry of General Franco's Nationalist troops into the city, business returns to normal on the Gran Via, in Bilbao, Spain, June 23. 1937. (AP Photo)

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Wearing Yankees cap, Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi tosses a ball out, June 23, 1957 at Yankee Stadium in New York. He watches the 1st game of the double header between Chicago vs Yankees. Left to Right, unidentified Japanese lady, Mrs. Casey Stengel, Casey Stengel, Nobusuke Kishi, Al Lopez, Manager of White Sox. (AP Photo/Ray Howard)

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Cheta, “Tarzan’s” jungle pal, and Tex (Tarzan) Barker say a sorrowful good-bye before actor Barker leaves by air for Nairobi, British East Africa, for the filming of “Tarzan’s Peril” on jungle locations on June 23, 1950. Location unknown. (AP Photo)

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Major James H. Doolittle, of St. Louis, noted pilot, right, with Chinese officials in Shanghai June 23, 1933 when the aviator demonstrated some of the latest products of American aircraft factories. At left in civilian clothe is Dr. H.H. Kung, governor of the bank of China, and an enthusiastic promoter of a Chinese air force. In center is General Wu The-Chen, mayor of Shanghai, also a strong advocate for a powerful Chinese air fleet. (AP Photo)

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The church of St. George the Martyr and St. Mary Magdalene in Canterbury as it was after a Nazi blitz on the Cathedral City, June 23, 1942. The whole church, with the exception of the tower, was gutted. (AP Photo)

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A South Korean soldier of the First Infantry Division guards strategic point along the 151-mile DMZ dividing North and South Korea on June 23, 1980. South Korea has secretly built at series of concrete walls along the DMZ to stymie tanks in the event of an invasion from the North. The walls symbolize the fear of inevitable attack. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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Palestinian refugees in an Egyptian camp, June 23, 1967. (AP Photo/Aly Mahmoud)

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The spicy, salt air lends flavor to the crabs sold in the open stalls of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on June 23, 1960. When the crab season opens, the fishing fleet is blessed. (AP Photo)

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"Mama" Sarah L. Murphy teaches some of the 48 indigent and orphaned children in a two-room schoolhouse at Rockmart, Ga., June 23, 1950. The school is badly in need of paint and repairs. Her home nearby, founded in 1934 to take care of such children, houses 32 girls and small children, while the 16 boys bunk in makeshift cabins. (AP Photo)

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Anti-Communist soldiers, carrying modern automatic weapons, stand before a church in Esquipulas, Guatemala, the first town taken by rebels, on June 23, 1954. Rebels claimed they're advancing on Guatemala City from three directions while Government radio countered with claim rebels had been repulsed and were fleeing. (AP Photo)

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Phyllis Diller (front view) stands in front of her photo on June 23, 1967 in Hollywood, flanked by Jean Simmons, left, and Sophia Loren. Above are Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. (AP Photo/DFS)

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Lead singer of the Rolling Stones pop-group, Mick Jagger, 25, and friend, actress Marianne Faithfull, 22 in London, England on June 23, 1966. The couple appeared at Marlborough St. Court charged with possessing the drug Cannabis. They were on remand from May 29 on £50 bail each. The case was adjourned until September to allow the couple to fulfill film commitments in Australia. (AP Photo/Worth)

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Jazz enthusiasts relax on the lawn of the Stamford, Conn., home of former baseball star Jackie Robinson as they listen to an afternoon jazz concert, June 23, 1963. The concert, held at $10 a ticket for the benefit of the Southern Christian Leadership conference brought $14,334 for the organization headed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo)

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This is a general view of Broad Street, looking north, showing the downtown section of Philadelphia, Pa., June 22, 1936. The 1936 Democratic National Convention is to be held here June 23-27. In the background at left is City Hall. (AP Photo)

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One of the mosques located in the City of the Dead, a suburb of hundreds of untenanted dwelling erected by families for the purpose of periodic visits for meditation on their dead in Cairo, Egypt on June 23, 1942. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this June 23, 1963 file photo, British writer Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond spy thrillers, sits in front of a Turkish train, as a gag, during a visit to the set of the film "From Russia With Love" in Istanbul, Turkey. Fleming, a former World War II intelligence officer, created 007 as a sort of fantasy alter-ego. (AP Photo/Ahmet Baran, File)

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Italy’s Sophia Loren cools her hands in the water of the famed “Fountain of the Rivers” in the center of Rome’s big square Piazza Navona, on June 23, 1964 while filming a television program for a “Sophia Loren Show” in the United States. (AP Photo)

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Baghdad-by-the-bay “a city you can almost cup in your hands and admire as your own personal jewel”. Through its narrow, Golden Gate (top, right) it welcomes the world in San Francisco June 23, 1960. (AP Photo)

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German Cavalry are cheered and saluted as they ride through the streets of Hamburg, Germany, on June 23, 1932, on Army Day. (AP Photo)

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The battleship Iowa, center, takes fueling lines from Navy tanker, right, and destroyer, left, in turn receives fuel from the battlewagon off Korean coast, June 23, 1952. Underway refueling operations have become routine for Navy warships. (AP Photo)

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Bob Gupton, shop foreman for Wagg Cigarette Vending company, changes the wiring of one of their vending machines which will change the price from 25 cents to 30 cents a pack, in Louisville, Ky., June 23, 1960. The owner of the machines, Jack Schwartz, said the machines do not compete with supermarket prices, rather, the machines render a service. The new state sales tax precipitated the price increase per pack, which, according to Mr. Schwartz, was a long time coming. (AP Photo/H.B. Littell)

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Walt Disney of Hollywood, the famed animated cartoon producer whose schooldays ended soon after grammar school, showed a trifle of nervousness he prepared to pose with noted school and scientists at Harvard University, June 23, 1938. He adjusts part of his scholarly robes as he sits with other recipients of honor degrees after the commencement exercises. (AP Photo/Abe Fox)

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Children play in Griffith Park by Watts Towers in Los Angeles, June 23, 1966. (AP Photo)

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Members of Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service, the Nursing Service which is attached to the British Army, have arrived in France to assist in tending the wounded. A truck load of British Army nurses on their way to the Normandy front on June 23, 1944. (AP Photo)

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Start of Le Mans 24 hour auto race in Le Mans, France on June 23, 1962. (AP Photo/Jean Jacques Levy)

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